2011 Domaine de Valdition Blanc Tradition. IGP Alpille, Provence. France. 13.5%

Certified Organic. An intriguing blend of Maccabeu, Grenache Blanc, Bourboulenc, Viognier, Roussane, Chasan, Chardonnay, Vermentino, Muscat Petits Grains. According to the website, each variety is vinified separately before final blending.

Domaine de Valdition Blanc Tradition 1      Domaine de Valdition Blanc Tradition 2

Refreshing white wine. Crunchy white peach, apricots and toasted macadamia nuts. Some grating of ginger and orange peel. Floral hints on the nose of frangipani. Textural and slightly oily on the palate. Zingy acid on the finish.

Moderate length on the palate.

Enjoyable wine for what it is.

Source: Sample from Airoldi Fine Wines. RRP $19

Tasted 11th October 2013

 

About Perth Wine Enthusiast

Casual observations of a Perth wine enthusiast. I am a recently turned 40 husband to a wonderful wife and father to 3 fantastic children. When work and family are not occupying me, my thoughts frequently turn towards two of my other passions in life, wine and food.

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